Board Member - Dr. Elisa Chavez


Elisa is a proven organizational development professional and Certified Change Management
Professional TM certifcant. Elisa excels at helping individuals, teams, and organizations
build leadership capacity and change resilience as they move through the messy
realities of constant change.

Elisa has held increasingly responsible learning and organizational development positions in post-secondary education, journalism, and health insurance. She now devotes her time to public sector healthcare as the Change Leader for Providence Health Care.


Elisa holds a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, a Masters in Organizational Management and certificates in Human Systems Dynamics, Training Specialist and William Bridges Change and Transition Management. Her doctoral research focused on managing organizational change culminating in her dissertation "The Change Equation: A Correlation Study of Status Quo Bias in Managers".

Loving the vibrancy of downtown living, Elisa and her family live in the heart of Vancouver where Elisa volunteers for the Minerva Foundation, Women Transforming Cities and the Vancouver Hospice Society, all of which are soul enriching endeavors.

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